Hope for rejected sick people in China

Hope for rejected sick people in China

There are now 65,000 corona cases nationwide – in Hubei alone, 4,800 infections were added on Thursday. The numbers from China sound dramatic. They are the result of a new way of counting, which also means hope. It took Zhang Hongwen nine days and three laboratory tests before she finally got a place in the hospital for … Read more…

“KP China primarily in action for itself”

"KP China primarily in action for itself"

China’s leadership has changed nothing since the SARS crisis to better respond to such emergencies. The system of KP rule does not even allow that, historian Lifan Zhang says in the DW interview. Deutsche Welle: How do you assess the party’s performance in the current crisis?  Lifan Zhang: Although the party leadership has promised a lot … Read more…

Li Wenliang – Posthumously a national hero

Li Wenliang - Posthumously a national hero

After the death of the Chinese doctor, who was the first to draw attention to the danger of the new virus, the party now praised its “professionalism”. At first, she had branded him a liar. “Yes.” “I understand it.” These are probably Li Wenliang’s last written statements. Li was summoned on January 3, 2020, by the Zhongnanlu Police Station … Read more…

Wuhan whistleblower doctor dies

Li Wenliang

He warned of the coronavirus early on and therefore got into trouble with the police. Now Chinese doctor Li Wenliang himself died of lung disease. The Chinese government is launching an investigation. The 34-year-old Li Wenliang (article picture) infected himself in the fight against the virus, the “extensive efforts” to save his life were in vain, said … Read more…

Coronavirus: This is how a Russian woman experienced the evacuation from Wuhan

how a Russian woman experienced the evacuation

More and more countries are flying their citizens out of the Chinese Wuhan, which is plagued by the coronavirus. A young Russian woman told DW how she experienced the evacuation. She has to stay in quarantine for two weeks, she says. Marina Sajzewa is one of 144 people, mostly Russian citizens, who flew Russia out of the … Read more…

Coronavirus latest: More than 30,000 infected in China

Coronavirus latest

More than 30,000 cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in China, with over 600 deaths. At least 60 people have tested positive and been quarantined on a cruise ship off Japan’s coast. — The number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in the mainland has risen to 636, with the majority in central Hubei province, where the … Read more…

The escape from the coronavirus

The escape from the corona virus

How a Chinese woman experienced the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan and was able to flee the central Chinese city before being cordoned off. Now she is stuck at home and cannot tell anyone why. Claire has been at home for ten days. Behind her is a hasty escape from Wuhan, the epicentre of the corona … Read more…